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TITLE
Going to the Pictures in Wick
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CAITHNESS_CROFTING_104
PLACENAME
Wick
DISTRICT
Eastern Caithness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Wick
PERIOD
1980s
CREATOR
Baba Mackay
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
41385
KEYWORDS
cinemas
films

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In this audio extract, Mrs Baba Mackay talks about forms of entertainment in Wick.

'We used til go til e pictures. At least once a week, ye know? An then, efter Ah married, Ah hid a friend at wis great for goan til e pictures. We always went on a Friday night til e pictures, ee know, at wis wir entertainment. Ian kept e bairns, an at wis it. But we never - in a way - we hid a wireless then. Of course, we got a, when he went til work at Dounreay, we got a television. Well, at was 1957. Bairns was all well up then, ye know? Oldest was workan at at stage, ye know? For bairns' clothes an at, ye knitted everything at was on them, an at was it. If Ah didna knit it, ma mother knitted it, an at was it. They never hid shop things until they went til work themsels.'

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Going to the Pictures in Wick

CAITHNESS: Wick

1980s

cinemas; films

Highland Libraries

Caithness Recordings: Life in Wick

In this audio extract, Mrs Baba Mackay talks about forms of entertainment in Wick.<br /> <br /> 'We used til go til e pictures. At least once a week, ye know? An then, efter Ah married, Ah hid a friend at wis great for goan til e pictures. We always went on a Friday night til e pictures, ee know, at wis wir entertainment. Ian kept e bairns, an at wis it. But we never - in a way - we hid a wireless then. Of course, we got a, when he went til work at Dounreay, we got a television. Well, at was 1957. Bairns was all well up then, ye know? Oldest was workan at at stage, ye know? For bairns' clothes an at, ye knitted everything at was on them, an at was it. If Ah didna knit it, ma mother knitted it, an at was it. They never hid shop things until they went til work themsels.'